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Bryan Russell (I) (1952–2016)

Bryan Russell was born on December 3, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Bye Bye Birdie (1963), The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) and Emil and the Detectives (1964). He died on October 3, 2016 in Washington, USA. See full bio »


(age 63) in Washington, USA

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Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye Birdie Randolph McAfee
Emil and the Detectives
Emil and the Detectives Emil Tischbein


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 1965 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Billy Fuller / Jimmy, the Bootblack / Bootblack
- Kilroy: Part 4 (1965) ... Billy Fuller
- Kilroy: Part 3 (1965) ... Billy Fuller
- Kilroy: Part 2 (1965) ... Billy Fuller
- Kilroy: Part 1 (1965) ... Billy Fuller
- The Adventures of Gallegher: Part 3 (1965) ... Jimmy, the Bootblack
 1964 Emil and the Detectives
Emil Tischbein (as Bryan Russel)
 1963 A Ticklish Affair
Luke Martin
 1963 Bye Bye Birdie
Randolph McAfee
 1963 Ripcord (TV Series)
- Semper Paratus Any Time (1963) ... Tim
 1962 How the West Was Won
Zeke Prescott (uncredited)
 1962 Safe at Home!
Hutch Lawton
 1961 Babes in Toyland
The Little Boy (uncredited)
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Jody / Pete Bridger
- Jeremiah (1961) ... Jody
- Moment of Glory (1961) ... Pete Bridger
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Billy Howard
- Final Arrangements (1961) ... Billy Howard
 1961 Wagon Train (TV Series)
- The Odyssey of Flint McCullough (1961) ... Timmy
 1960 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Michael Crawford
- Three Wise Men (1960) ... Michael Crawford
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Davey Morrison
- One Mother Too Many (1960) ... Davey Morrison
 1959-1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Frank / Douglas MacArthur
- The Gentle Sword (1960) ... Frank
- The Little Trooper (1959) ... Douglas MacArthur
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Robby Carson
- Sing a Song of Murder (1960) ... Robby Carson
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Tommy Quinlivan
- The Exchange (1959) ... Tommy Quinlivan
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In 1962, CBS tried to recapture the magic of the "Our Gang" comedies in a pilot for a proposed sitcom which used the same premise. It featured Bryan Russell, Frank McHugh, Teddy Rooney and a host of other children, but the pilot wasn't picked up for a series.

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Bryan Russel

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Brother of actress Jeannie Russell. See more »

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